COVID-19 Update: 8 March

Here is the latest update from Cardiff Council, covering: a message from Cardiff & Vale health board on unpaid carers vaccinations; vaccination totals for Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; and Cardiff's COVID-19 case and test numbers.


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A message from Cardiff & Vale health board on unpaid carers vaccinations

"We have now received the JCVI guidance for unpaid carers who are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.

"Please be assured those who have been identified will start to receive an appointment in the post at one of our Mass Vaccination Centres.

"Unpaid carers are now able to request their vaccination using this online form."

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Cardiff & Vale University Health Board Vaccination Status Update - 07 March

The total number of vaccination doses given by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board so far, in both local authority areas:167,422(Total yesterday: 2,642)


Key Priority Groups 1-4

  • Care home staff: 4,140 (1stDose) 2,240 (2ndDose)
  • Care home residents: 2,064 (1stDose) 670 (2ndDose)
  • 80 and over: 18,953 (1stDose) 216 (2ndDose)
  • Frontline healthcare staff: 24,236 (1stDose) 15,410 (2ndDose)
  • Social care staff: 8,281 (1stDose) 3,919 (2ndDose)
  • 75-79: 14,015 (1stDose) 473 (2ndDose)
  • 70-74: 20,083 (1stDose) 3,147 (2ndDose)
  • Clinically extremely vulnerable: 9,193 (1stDose) 728 (2ndDose)


Key Priority Groups 5-7

  • 65-69: 15,343 (1stDose) 186 (2ndDose)
  • Underlying Health Conditions: 14,194 (1stDose) 1,111 (2ndDose)
  • 60-64: 7,415 (1stDose) 110 (2ndDose)


Data provided by the CAVUHB

Please note that there may be minor amendments to data as it is validated over time


Cardiff Cases and Tests - 7 Days Data (25 February - 03 March)

Based on latest figures from Public Health Wales


Data correct as of:

07 March 2021, 09:00


Cases: 164

Cases per 100,000 population: 44.7 (Wales: 44.6 cases per 100,000 population)

Testing episodes: 3,399

Testing per 100,000 population: 926.4

Positive proportion: 4.8% (Wales: 4.8% positive proportion)